Gift Giving

  • October 28, 2009

    Aid agency Christian Aid have launched their new charity gifts range for those who want to do some good with their presents this Christmas.

  • October 13, 2009

    You can add some huge excitement to a child's Christmas this year, by getting a personalised letter sent to them from Santa, thanks to the NSPCC.

  • July 17, 2009

    All teachers know that children are the future of any country's success. It is no different for African children. Their education is key to future economic growth and lasting democracy, leading to greater stability and improved standards of living. The current state of education in Africa, however, is plagued by a lack of funds, teachers, textbooks, and equipment.

  • July 17, 2009

    In truth, what gives teachers the most pleasure is seeing their children learn. That's why ethical, charity gifts work so well and have become so popular in recent years.

  • July 17, 2009

    Are you thinking of buying your child's teacher an end-of-term gift? Instead of giving unwanted gifts that inevitably just end up cluttering the teachers desk, why not give a charity gift? These ethical charity gifts make the perfect end-of-term gift for your child's teacher.

  • July 16, 2009

    Why not buy your teacher an ethical gift this summer and invest in the future of a poor country at the same time? Currently, 45 million children in Sub-Saharan Africa don’t get the chance to go to school. Primary school enrollments and literacy rates in Africa are among the lowest in the world. Many children cannot afford to go to or stay in primary school.

  • June 16, 2009

    In many parts of Africa 80% to 90% of people live in extreme poverty. Parents struggle to feed their children, and the life expectancy of many children in around five years. Adults rarely live beyond the age of 50 years.

  • May 27, 2009

    Poor families often have to walk miles to gather water and food. Food, when it can be grown, also has to be taken to market to be sold. This can be a very time- and energy-consuming job. Children are often required to help with these household tasks. Having to work for the family means that many children miss out on school.

  • May 27, 2009

    The gap between standards in the developed world and the less developed world is stark: in one flush of a toilet, we in the West use more water than most Africans would in the course of an entire day.

  • May 27, 2009

    The Rt Rev George Katwesigye, the Bishop of Kigezi in Uganda, as challenged government donors to be more ‘faith literate’ and to release the largely untapped potential of the local church in tackling the sanitation crisis in the world’s poorest countries.